Vacancy Details

DPSS474|Personal Assistant|Port Talbot|10 Hrs Per week (Ref: V000474)

Location: Port Talbot
Pay: £8.91
Closing: 31/05/2021

Description

I am a teenage girl living in the Cwmavon area of Port Talbot with my family and pets. I have cerebral palsy, autism and learning difficulties which all effect my mobility. I am a wheelchair user and I am non-verbal. I can communicate what I want but you will have to learn how I express myself. I love being outside, Trampolining, swimming, playing on the swings and listening to music. I also like going to theme parks, taking part in gymnastics and dance classes and visiting zoos. When I’m not being a thrill seeker I enjoy watching telly and films. I am outgoing and fun and enjoy the time I spend out with my PA. I’m looking for a PA who is happy to take me out in all weathers to different activities and who is happy to travel a bit further afield during school holidays so we can have a full day out.   

Purpose

 I’m looking for a PA who is happy to take me out in all weathers to different activities and who is happy to travel a bit further afield during school holidays so we can have a full day out.   

Tasks

  • Taking me out and about in the community
  • Helping me find new things to do
  • Supporting me to take part in activities
  • Some support with my personal care
  • Any other reasonable duties

Person Type

A person who:

  • Is active, enthusiastic and enjoys taking part in different activities
  • Someone outgoing and fun who will challenge me to do things
  • Someone who can work flexibly
  • Someone who will treat me with dignity and respect
  • Someone with a positive attitude towards disability
  • Car driver is essential with access to a vehicle
  • No previous experience required.

Hours

10 hours per week

Hours will mainly be worked evenings and weekends throughout the week. Hours can be flexible and will be agreed with you in advance.

**During school holidays hours may change to allow for a full   day of support.

 

Rate of Pay: £8.91 per hour.

Additional Info

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of an individual employer. You will be employed by that individual and not Neath Port Talbot Council. To apply for this job please click the “Apply Online” link and complete the registration/application form. You will only need to complete this form once. If you wish to be considered for more than one vacancy or have any difficulties please contact us on 01639 686812 or email pa-registration@npt.gov.uk quoting the reference numbers of the jobs you are interested in.

This post may require a DBS check (the cost of which will be met by NPTCBC). If this post requires you to work with children then it is compulsory for you to have a DBS check prior to commencement.

If requested by the employer, two satisfactory references must be provided. This post is subject to a trial period of 1 month and a probationary period of up to 6 months.

Wages will be paid on a 4 weekly or monthly basis once a valid National Insurance (NI) number has been provided. You must be eligible to work in the UK and your employer will conduct document checks prior to commencement.

You will receive the appropriate annual leave entitlement as well as all other statutory entitlements, details of which will be set out in your contract of employment. You will also be issued with a Personal Assistants Handbook when your employment commences.

You will be expected to undertake any mandatory training identified as relevant to this post. The cost of mandatory training will be met through the direct payment. Failure to attend mandatory training may result in your employment offer being withdrawn.

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy and have previously registered as a Personal Assistant with the Direct Payments Support Service, please contact the team on 01639 686812 instead of completing a Registration Form. Alternatively, you may email pa-registration@npt.gov.uk.

Please note NPTCBC is advertising this post on behalf of an individual employer. You will be an employee of the Direct Payment Recipient and not of NPTCBC